Animal Law Symposium 2016


Office of Student Services

UNC School of Law

No

Saturday, April 9, 2016 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


UNC Student Animal Legal Defense Fund hosts its fifth annual symposium on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at UNC School of Law in Chapel Hill, NC. Panels will focus on various topics, including Animal Cruelty, Animal Advocacy and Outreach, Farm Animal Policy and Environmental Impacts, Animal Law Careers, and a Legislative Update. Food for the event is generously provided by Animal Legal Defense Fund and Kite Hill. Agenda is as follows:

8:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast and Check-in

9-10 a.m. Legislative Update  
- Erica Geppi, North Carolina State Director, The Humane Society of the United States – North Carolina
 - Rep. Floyd B. McKissick Jr., Senator, North Carolina General Assembly

10-11 a.m. Farm Animal Policy & Environmental Impacts  
- Pamela Vesilind, Adjunct Instructor, LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Food Law, University of Arkansas School of Law
- Blakely Hildebrand ’14, Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Animal Cruelty  
- Kat Destreza, Investigator, ASPCA
- Brittany Edwards '13, Assistant District Attorney, Durham County

- Matt Lively ’02, Assistant District Attorney, Wake County

12:15 - 1 p.m. Lunch from Vimala's Curryblossom Café  - Lunch is generously sponsored by the Animal Legal Defense Fund 

1-2 p.m. Animal Advocacy & Outreach  
- Jennifer Federico, D.V.M., Director, Wake County Animal Center
- Lori Hensley, Director, Coalition to Unchain Dogs
- Lt. Tim Deck, Durham County Sheriff's Office - Animal Division

2-3 p.m. Animal Law Careers  
- Calley Gerber, Gerber Animal Law Center and Adjunct Professor at UNC School of Law
- Robert Hensley ’02, Legal Advocacy Counsel for ASPCA

Admission is free for students and the public, with a $5 suggested donation. A light breakfast and catered lunch will be provided in the courtyard.

Follow UNC SALDF on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UNCSALDF


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:20 PM - Wednesday, April 6, 2016 9:00 AM
Registration is currently not open.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106
If you are seeing this, you are either using a non-graphical browser or Netscape 4.x (4.7, 4.8, etc.) and this page appears very plain. If you are using a 4.x version of Netscape, this site is fully functional but lacks styles and optimizations available in other browsers. For full functionality, please upgrade your browser to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox.